If you are planning on building a family tree online

If you are planning on building a family tree online, here are some very important issues to think about before you start. The Internet has allowed individuals to easily find genealogy information and documents, history, and more. However, it has also allowed the spread of mis-information, mistakes, legal data...

Help! When You Are Confused

By using HELP buttons on web sites, and reading FAQs, you will soon be an expert! Tip: Before you even start to go through a new-to-you website, click on their HELP button, and investigate the resources on the site and how to access them. Most websites you will visit...

It’s a True Story

If you are a relative newcomer to genealogy beginning to build your family tree, then you are probably deep in digging on the Internet and in various libraries for your ancestors’ details. It is a very exciting hobby, and these days with more and more documents and records digitized...

Copying Online Family Trees and Genealogy Information

As a beginner in genealogy, you may have found several family trees online that appear to relate to your ancestors, or they include many of the same names. The details seem more or less right with what you have found to date, although perhaps a few names do not...

Copying Online Trees

Beginners to genealogy are often very excited to find family trees extending back several more generations from grandparents or great grandparents. Wow – there are names, approximate birth years, and more details. It immediately fills in your family line on one side of your family. Great – now you...